Remembering Srebrenica Memorial Week 08-15 July 2018

8-15 July is Remembering Srebrenica Memorial Week. Follow the link for resources and activities to support the commemoration of the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. The theme this year is ‘Acts of Courage’.

Remembering Srebrenica Memorial Week 

Fifty years after the world said “Never Again” to the horrors of the Holocaust, genocide took place on European soil.  In July 1995, in the first ever United Nations declared safe area, thousands of men and boys were systematically murdered and buried in mass graves. The victims, predominantly Muslim, were selected for death on the basis of their identity. This was the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War.  The attached presentation tells the story

1. Deliver an assembly/lesson using free resources available for download here:  https://www.srebrenica.org.uk/resources/education-packs/

2. Watch live stream survivor testimony.

At 10am on the 11th July, a survivor will be sharing his experiences of the war. The session will last an hour, with viewers able to submit questions. For more information or to register, visit:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/live-stream-survivor-testimony-resad-trbonja-tickets-46141046111

3. WE ARE ONE Football Tournament – Schools are invited to participate by holding a football match or tournament on 13th July to join thousands of others across the UK in standing up to hatred and intolerance. Simply read a short explanatory speech and hold a minute of silence before the match.

For information, resources and to register visit www.srebrenica.org.uk/we-are-one-srebrenica-memorial-football-tournament/

For more information or further enquries please contact: Tayyab.wahid@bradford.gov.uk


Opportunity

Published: 21/06/2018
Audience: All Schools, Primary and Secondary
Contact: Tayyab Wahid

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